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In Photos: Earthquakes 1-0 Union

PSP photographer Paul Rudderow traveled to San Jose on Sunday night as the Philadelphia Union dropped a winnable game to the Earthquakes in a 1-0 loss. Here’s a look at what he saw.

SJ001Starting XI in San Jose.

SJ002Some Sons of Bens and other Union fans were in attendance.

SJ003Jack McInerney with an early shot.

SJ004McInerney tries to keep the pressure on.

SJ005Alan Gordon challenges Ray Gaddis.

SJ006McInerney knocks one across field.

SJ007Jeff Parke helps out with a save.

SJ008Sebastien Le Toux looks for an opening.

SJ009Brian Carroll goes down hard and earns Rafael Baca a yellow.

SJ010Danny Cruz leaps for the ball.

SJ011Sheanon Williams gets ready to launch one.

SJ012Former Union player Shea Salinas takes on Cruz and Gaddis.

SJ013McInerney slides to deliver the ball out to the wing.

SJ014Conor Casey goes down hard…

SJ015which earns Baca his second yellow and the walk of shame.

SJ016Michael Farfan works through the middle.

SJ017Carroll pressures Sam Cronin.

SJ018Le Toux passes to McInerney.

SJ019Fabinho crosses.

SJ020Gaddis uses his speed to get around Salinas.

SJ021The battle of the captains.

SJ022Keon Daniel challenges for the header.

SJ023Casey settles under pressure.

SJ024Aaron Wheeler with a header towards goal.

SJ025Farfan speeds up field.

SJ026Antoine Hoppenot fights for the ball.

SJ026aZac MacMath delivers up field.

SJ027Casey just misses this goal attempt.

SJ028Farfan’s blast couldn’t find the back of the net…

SJ029…but he had a nice reunion after the game.

For more photos, check out Paul’s Flickr page and feel free to leave comments.


  1. I found this great shot of Conor Casey on Tumblr from the game Just before the Casey settles under pressure picture?

  2. Your pictures are 100% better than the game itself!!

  3. Great shots again Paul except one of the early shots showing some obviously ROWDY fans from New Jersey. Glad you were able to get them in.

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